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  • Bulgaria to Participate as a Shareholder in the Liquefied Natural ...
  • Cold and Snow come to Bulgaria Again
  • By the End of the mandate of the Current European Commission ...
  • Trade Volume Between Egypt, Bulgaria Amount to $1 Billion
  • Eurohold Bulgaria's 9-mo cons net profit drops on higher costs

    Finance


  • Bulgaria's anti-corruption body to investigate allegations against ...
  • Bulgaria: Striking A Balance
  • Bulgarian Finance Minister: Fuel Prices are not Set by us, we do not ...
  • Energy minister: Contract with EIB for Greece-Bulgaria gas ...
  • Bulgaria's GDP growth slows to 3% y/y in 3Q18

    Celebrities


  • Selena Gomez Is on a Sneaky Summer Trip to Greece and Bulgaria
  • Amitabh Bachchan treats Brahmastra team with vada pao, samosas ...
  • Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt meet President Ram Nath Kovind on ...
  • El Baile de Debutantes de París: la cita más glamurosa de la jet set ...
  • Brahmastra: Amitabh Bachchan takes Mumbai rains to Bulgaria!

    Culture


  • Bulgaria's Plovdiv expected to see 10% rise in tourists as European ...
  • Almost 70% of Bulgarians Believe in the Cultural Superiority of ...
  • Bulgaria's Plovdiv faces tourist accommodation challenge as ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • The Biggest Software Event in Bulgaria is Coming This Weekend!

    Criminal


  • Bulgaria's General Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime ...
  • Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Threatened Criminal Proceedings if the ...
  • 35000 Children got Caught in Criminal Trafficking Networks in ...
  • EU on Corruption: Romania “Backtracks,” Bulgaria Progresses
  • Cooperation and Verification Mechanism Reports on Bulgaria and ...

    Religion


  • Proposed Legislation Restricting Religion in Bulgaria Draws Baptist ...
  • No vote yet on law restricting religious freedom in Bulgaria
  • Evangelical Christians criticise Bulgaria's draft changes to Religious ...
  • Bulgarians rally to pray, protest proposed religious restrictions
  • Baptists protest religious liberty restrictions in Bulgaria

    Politics


  • Shoukry meets with Bulgarian president over economic cooperation
  • Bulgaria's President Radev calls government "arrogant and cynical ...
  • Bulgarian President Radev: Protests are Normal, Government ...
  • President Radev on November 10 anniversary: 'Foundations of ...
  • Trade volume between Egypt, Bulgaria amount to $1 billion: Amb.
  • Shoukry meets with Bulgarian president over economic cooperation
  • Bulgaria's President Radev calls government "arrogant and cynical ...
  • Bulgarian President Radev: Protests are Normal, Government ...
  • President Radev on November 10 anniversary: 'Foundations of ...
  • Mariana Nikolova is the New Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  • Bulgarian deputy prime minister Simeonov resigns
  • Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov Resigned
  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Arrived on a Visit to ...
  • Bulgaria records 0.5% economic growth in Q3 2018 – flash estimate
  • The European Commission has Lowered its Forecast for the ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • EC lowers Bulgaria's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 3.5% - table
  • Fitch Agency Has Confirmed Bulgaria's BBB Rating with a Stable ...
  • EBRD affirms Bulgaria's 2018, 2019 GDP growth fcasts
  • Bulgaria records 0.5% economic growth in Q3 2018 – flash estimate
  • The European Commission has Lowered its Forecast for the ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • The Average Wage in Bulgaria should Increase by between 12 and ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • 200 Companies in China are Interested to Invest in Bulgaria
  • EU autumn forecast cuts Bulgaria 2018 growth estimate to 3.5%
  • Fitch Agency Has Confirmed Bulgaria's BBB Rating with a Stable ...
  • The Average Wage in Bulgaria should Increase by between 12 and ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • Number of immigrants and emigrants remains high in 2018
  • Bulgaria: Slower growth, accelerating inflation
  • Bulgaria: Striking A Balance
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and ...
  • Beyond the Brutal Journalist Murder: Bulgaria Is Going Very Bad ...
  • Czech Republic rejects UN migration pact
  • Bulgaria's GDP growth slows to 3% y/y in 3Q18
  • The European Commission has Lowered its Forecast for the ...
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • Fitch re-affirms Bulgaria's BBB credit rating
  • Bulgarian arms plant in deal with Israel's Aeronautics Group on ...
  • 4 Goods Where Bulgaria is a Leader in Exports in the World
  • Bulgaria plans small fiscal deficit in 2019, boosts wages
  • EU braced for BUDGET WAR: Bulgaria forced to boost payments by ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bulgaria ends 2016 with budget surplus of 1.6 pct of GDP
  • Bulgaria's Budget Sinks Deeper in May, Fiscal Reserve Finally Up
  • Bulgaria Budget Surplus Shows Dramatic Decrease
  • One in 10 UK adults involved in an environmental group, figures show
  • Is Baton Rouge protest photo really iconic?
  • Bulgaria's Debt For 2016 is 29% of GDP
  • Bulgaria posts third lowest debt-to-GDP ratio in EU at end-Sept ...
  • B2Holding's Bulgarian unit buys 249 mln euro NPL portfolio from ...
  • UPDATE 1 - B2Holding's Bulgarian unit signs deal to buy NPL ...
  • Fitch, Standard&Poor's re-affirm Bulgaria's credit ratings
  • Iran's Rial Is In A Death Spiral, Again
  • Institutional quality among Bulgaria's main credit challenges - Moody's

    Bulgaria Leaders


    President


  • Shoukry meets with Bulgarian president over economic cooperation
  • World Jewish Congress chief receives prestigious Bulgarian award
  • Trade volume between Egypt, Bulgaria amount to $1 billion: Amb.

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Azerbaijani foreign minister meets with speaker of Bulgarian ...
  • Bulgaria's Parliament elects Nikolova to replace Simeonov as ...
  • Bulgaria's Parliament Established a Cyber Security Council

    Prime Minister


  • Mariana Nikolova is the New Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  • Egypt Foreign Minister in Bulgaria to Address Enhancing Cooperation
  • Bulgarian deputy prime minister Simeonov resigns

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Mariana Nikolova is the New Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  • Bulgarian deputy prime minister Simeonov resigns
  • Bulgaria's Deputy Prime Minister Valeri Simeonov Resigned

    Minister of Economy


  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • The Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Arranged the ...
  • Turkish trade minister to visit Bulgaria in bid to boost bilateral ties

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Million Birds Affected by Bird Flu in 2018, says Agriculture Minister
  • BSP will Write to European Ambassadors that there is Police ...
  • The Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Arranged the ...

    Minister of Culture


  • Bulgaria's Plovdiv expected to see 10% rise in tourists as European ...
  • Turkish trade minister to visit Bulgaria
  • Conscription No Remedy for Bulgarian Army Ills, Experts Say

    Minister of Defense


  • Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Defence Partakes at Joint Session of ...
  • Bulgarian Deputy Defence Minister Spoke about EU Defence ...
  • Bulgarian Prime Minister and the Defence Minister Attended the ...

    Minister of Education


  • Bulgarian government appoints new deputy PM after protests
  • Bulgarian Parliament revises proposed rules that could have forced ...
  • Bulgarian university rector faces dismissal over plagiarism

    Minister of Energy


  • Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova Will Participate in ...
  • EC assessment of Belene nuclear power plant would not delay ...
  • Bulgarian Energy Minister Petkova and Montenegro Ambassador ...

    Minister of Finance


  • Bulgaria's anti-corruption body to investigate allegations against ...
  • Energy minister: Contract with EIB for Greece-Bulgaria gas ...
  • Bulgarian Finance Minister: Fuel Prices are not Set by us, we do not ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva is in Thessaloniki ...
  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Bulgarian government signs co-operation memorandum with World ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Netanyahu lashes at 'hostile' EU, but finds friends on Bulgaria trip
  • Bulgaria is about to Conclude the Deal for the Su-25 Overhaul with ...
  • Bulgarian Deputy Defence Minister Spoke about EU Defence ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Chief Prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov is on a working visit to Turkey
  • Bulgaria to rethink law on citizenship – Justice Minister
  • Bulgarian Justice Minister Ordered a Check into Bonuses Given in ...

    Minister of Health


  • Bulgarian Health Minister Signs Contracts For Delivery of 280 New ...
  • Bulgarian government appoints new deputy PM after protests
  • The Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Arranged the ...

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Ministers of Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and Macedonia meet in ...
  • Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania Announce Plans to Bid for 2030 ...
  • International Business Association Calls for more China-Bulgaria ...

    Minister of Sports


  • Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania Announce Plans to Bid for 2030 ...
  • Bulgaria Chief Prosecutor Threatened Criminal Proceedings if the ...
  • Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece to file joint bid to host FIFA World ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Bulgarian Ombudsman Maya Manolova rides the popularity train
  • Bulgarian PM Borissov orders probe into ID documents granted to ...
  • Complaints pour in about 'high fuel price' protests in Bulgaria as ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Oz banking royal commission not a mellow brick road
  • Zaharieva Talks Iran Ballistic Missiles Energy Diversification in ...
  • Today in history

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Zaharieva Talks Iran Ballistic Missiles Energy Diversification in ...
  • Estonia UN Security Council spot jeopardised
  • Europe Divided as Governments Oppose Global Compact on ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Bulgarian Parliament replaces vice-premier over public anger
  • Bulgarian President Rumen Radev Visited the 61st Stryama ...
  • Prosecutors release more details of State Agency for Bulgarians ...

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Switzerland to lift limits on Romanian, Bulgarian workers
  • EU ministers approve spy school plan in raft of defence initiatives
  • Bulgaria Court says 'Istanbul Convention' Violates Constitution

    Opposition


  • Proposed Legislation Restricting Religion in Bulgaria Draws Baptist ...
  • After days of flops, 'high fuel price' protesters again close roads in ...
  • The fate of Jews in Bulgaria during World War II discussed at Rider

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Bulgaria's GDP growth slows to 3% y/y in 3Q18
  • Bulgaria Expects Budget Surplus of 2.6 % of GDP as of End-October
  • EC lowers Bulgaria's 2018 GDP growth forecast to 3.5% - table
  • Bulgaria expects budget surplus of 2.6 pct of GDP as of end-Oct
  • Fitch Agency Has Confirmed Bulgaria's BBB Rating with a Stable ...
  • The First Electric Car Battery Plant may Appear in Bulgaria Next Year
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    Investment

  • The Average Wage in Bulgaria should Increase by between 12 and ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • 200 Companies in China are Interested to Invest in Bulgaria
  • EU autumn forecast cuts Bulgaria 2018 growth estimate to 3.5%
  • Fitch Agency Has Confirmed Bulgaria's BBB Rating with a Stable ...
  • The Average Wage in Bulgaria should Increase by between 12 and ...
  • Bulgaria ranks 25th in the world in English Proficiency Index – report
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
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    Demographics

  • Number of immigrants and emigrants remains high in 2018
  • Bulgaria: Slower growth, accelerating inflation
  • Bulgaria: Striking A Balance
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • Population and fertility by age and sex for 195 countries and ...
  • Beyond the Brutal Journalist Murder: Bulgaria Is Going Very Bad ...
  • Czech Republic rejects UN migration pact
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    Export/Import

  • Bulgaria's GDP growth slows to 3% y/y in 3Q18
  • The European Commission has Lowered its Forecast for the ...
  • Fitch maintains Bulgaria at 'BBB' with stable outlook
  • Fitch re-affirms Bulgaria's BBB credit rating
  • Bulgarian arms plant in deal with Israel's Aeronautics Group on ...
  • 4 Goods Where Bulgaria is a Leader in Exports in the World
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    Public Spending

  • Bulgaria plans small fiscal deficit in 2019, boosts wages
  • EU braced for BUDGET WAR: Bulgaria forced to boost payments by ...
  • UPDATE 1-Bulgaria ends 2016 with budget surplus of 1.6 pct of GDP
  • Bulgaria's Budget Sinks Deeper in May, Fiscal Reserve Finally Up
  • Bulgaria Budget Surplus Shows Dramatic Decrease
  • One in 10 UK adults involved in an environmental group, figures show
  • Is Baton Rouge protest photo really iconic?
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    Public Debt

  • Bulgaria's Debt For 2016 is 29% of GDP
  • Bulgaria posts third lowest debt-to-GDP ratio in EU at end-Sept ...
  • B2Holding's Bulgarian unit buys 249 mln euro NPL portfolio from ...
  • UPDATE 1 - B2Holding's Bulgarian unit signs deal to buy NPL ...
  • Fitch, Standard&Poor's re-affirm Bulgaria's credit ratings
  • Iran's Rial Is In A Death Spiral, Again
  • Institutional quality among Bulgaria's main credit challenges - Moody's
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-10BGBalance of Trade JUNBGN-565.0MBGN -70M00
    2018-08-08BGConstruction Output YoY JUN-0.50%1.10%00
    2018-08-08BGIndustrial Production YoY JUN0%-0.20%00
    2018-08-08BGIndustrial Production MoM JUN1.80%-1.10%00
    2018-08-08BGRetail Sales MoM JUN0.60%0.70%00
    2018-08-08BGRetail Sales YoY JUN6.30%6.50%00
    2018-08-07BGConsumer Confidence Q3-23.2-23.801
    2018-07-31BGInterest Rate Decision01
    2018-07-30BGBusiness Confidence JUL30.35
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  • Business spending on R&D high in Hungary
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    2018-07-30BGPPI MoM JUN11